Tag: American poetry
The Best Nonsense Verses, Collected by Josephine Dodge Daskam
From Lewis Carroll’s Jabberwocky to limericks written by Edward Lear, some of the crankiest, most logical and lyrical people turn common sense upside-down. May they inspire the child inside you to find your way through the most challenging situations with a new set of eyes!
April Twilights And Other Poems, by Willa Cather
Such a beautiful collection of Willa Cather’s poems. I enjoy how she expresses the appearance of landscapes and the feelings of difficult emotions.
Boys And Girls, by James W. Foley
Many of these 114 poems were written from children’s points of view. I especially enjoyed reading “Old Hallowe’en Friends”. The poem is spoken by a spunky young girl who talks herself out of being frightened by a Jack ‘O Lantern. I performed for you:Track #96 Old Hallowe’en FriendsTrack #99 Verses of a Little Child. Reading…